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This wiki shows how to check the fiscal year definition for a given company code.


The Fiscal Year variant assigned to the company code indicates the fiscal period linked to the posting date.

Step 1

Go to transaction code OBY6:


The fiscal year variant is assigned.

Step 2

Go to transaction code GVAR to review the fiscal year definition:

The fiscal year variant can be defined as "Year-dependent" OR "Calendar year".

Step 3

If the variant is defined as "Year-dependent" the corresponding periods will be defined in transaction GVAR:


This is only required for a year dependent variant.

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